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National Security Engineering

We are His Majesty’s Government Communications Centre (HMGCC), the engineering specialists at the heart of the UK's national security.

We work with the national security community, UK government, academia, private sector partners and international allies to bring engineering ingenuity to the national security mission, creating tools and technologies that drive us ahead and help to protect the nation.

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Latest news from HMGCC

Model car invention to fuel future passion for science

Model car invention to fuel future passion for science

23/04/2024

Future generations of scientists and engineers are set to be inspired by a new tool created by HMGCC experts – a flashing model car to help teach the fun side of physics and electronics.

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Pilot scheme concludes with showcase by tech start-ups

12/04/2024

Technology start-ups attended a special showcase event in Milton Keynes recently, marking the culmination of a pilot scheme.

The six-week pilot programme, known as HMGCC Accelerate, was launched to start-ups in January.

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HMGCC welcomed at Farnborough for debut appearance at Home Office event

HMGCC welcomed at Farnborough for debut appearance at Home Office event

19/03/2024

This month HMGCC made its first ever appearance at the Home Office’s Security and Policing event, where more than 7,000 visitors attended.

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If you're passionate about creativity and problem solving, if you're a free thinker who wants to make a difference, we want to hear from you.

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Creating hidden advantage

The tools and technologies we design and deliver solve uniquely difficult problems in novel and bespoke ways to create hidden advantage.

Life at HMGCC

We’re a community of people from different backgrounds, with different mindsets and different perspectives.

We’re brought together and united by a shared belief in free thinking, a dedication to our mission and a commitment to each other.

HMGCC Co-Creation

HMGCC Co-Creation is a partnership with the Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl), created to deliver a new, bold and innovative way of working collaboratively with the wider UK science and technology community.

Working with us

National security engineering is a mix of talents, skills and experience. From systems thinking to software specialism. From hardware and manufacturing to hands-on craft.

From scientific rigour and data analytics to lateral thought and creative intuition. Whether you're an experienced practitioner or just starting out, there's a place for you at HMGCC.